Registered Nurse Med Surg Telemetry

youngstown, OH


Registered Nurse (RN) PCU/Stepdown 

$2069.00 (Travel Stipends for housing/meals/incidentals for those residing 50 miles or greater from job site),

Local rate 54.00hr

  • Hours: 36-hour week (3x12)
  • Shift: NIGHTS 7p-7:30a 
  • Contract: 13-week contract with potential to extend
  • 1st time travelers accepted


  • One year of RN experience (required)
  • 6 months RN experience in an acute care hospital setting (preferred)
  • Current RN license in OH or compact
  • BLS (AHA)
  • ACLS (AHA)
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred)
  • Education: Nursing - Associates, Diploma or Bachelor's accepted
  • EPIC Electronic Health Record experience (preferred)


  • Medical insurance - first day of contract
  • Dental insurance 
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $54.00 hr  local

RN PCU/Stepdown Job description

The Stepdown Registered Nurse (RN) delivers patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifying and determining the priority of patient’s problems/needs, and evaluating the process and outcome of nursing care, all in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team. The RN coordinates, provides, and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members. Essential Job Functions • Conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates treatment effectiveness • Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures. • Serves as point of contact for patient's care coordination throughout hospital departments. • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department. • Serves as patient advocate in collaboration with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics. • Serves as a point of care with care coordination and family members or caregivers. • Clinically manages patients with multi-system organ failure and/or multisystem trauma. • Using the AACN Synergy Model, restores, supports, promotes, rehabilitates, or palliates to maintain the physiologic, psychologic, and psychosocial stability of patients across the lifespan. • Synthesizes and prioritizes information in order to take immediate and decisive evidence-based, patient-focused action using clinical judgement and clinical inquiry. • Anticipates and responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly changing patient conditions. • Responds to the unique needs of the patients and families coping with unanticipated illness or injury and treatment and advocate for their choices in quality of life. Licensing/Certification  • Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and implementation) to nursing staff and others. • Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission. • Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive resources. • Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care. • Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery. • Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly. • Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness. • Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient care. • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills. • Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for patients and their support resources. • Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires information to perform safely. • Advances personal and professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops. • Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions. • Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources. • Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances. • Protects the safety and privacy of all persons. • Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies. • Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can understand considering their personal preferences. • Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence. • Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency. • Manages care of patients with chest tubes. • Assesses patients through hemodynamic monitoring. • Inserts and monitors transvenous pacing/temporary pacing. • Administers means for conscious sedation. • Knowledge of advanced respiratory modalities. Working Conditions Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse May be required to use physical restraints May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids* May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials* May have periods of constant interruptions * Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control. Physical Requirements Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66% Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66% Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66% Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66% Stoop/Kneel 1-33% Crawling 1-33% Climbing 1-33% Balance 1-33% Bending 34-66% Sitting 34-66% Walking 34-66% Standing 34-66% Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination) Perform shift work Maneuver weight of patients Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder Reach above shoulder Repetitive arm/hand movements Finger Dexterity Color Vision Acuity - far Acuity - near Depth perception Use of latex products Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents Exposure to moving mechanical parts Exposure to dust/fumes Exposure to potential electrical shock Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy Exposure to high pitched noises Gaseous risk exposure Patient Population Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures. Adults (18-64 years) Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V E

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